By Sophie Boulter, World News Editor Updated: Apr. 13, noon U.S. President Joe Biden said that Russia is carrying out genocide in Ukraine. “(He is) trying to wipe out the idea of even being Ukrainian,” Biden said. When asked to clarify his comments, he doubled down on his use of the term. “Yes, I called it genocide because it’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being Ukrainian,” Biden said. “More evidence is coming out of the horrible things that the Russians have done in Ukraine. And we’re going to only … Continue reading Continued Coverage: Russia invades Ukraine
By: Anna Shapiro ~Staff Writer~ “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah has graced the New York Time’s best seller’s list for quite a while now. A tale both beautifully written and enticing in plot, it follows a family torn apart by its past and brought together again by its involvement in the French resistance during World War II. It explores the story of two sisters, Isabelle, the rebel, and Vianne, her rule-following older sister, as they navigate their way and try to make a difference in the war. The two had a rocky relationship ever since their mother died and their … Continue reading ‘Nightingale’ beautifully explores war and family
Sept. 11, 2001: A day that, like Imperial Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor more than 70 years ago, “will live in infamy.” Each year, we remember the thousands of innocent lives claimed by the attacks on 9/11, flooding social media with posts that read “Never forget” and images of the burning World Trade Center towers. 9/11 has been ingrained into our collective psyche in ways that we might still be too close to the event to fully understand. Certain images have been adopted into the American mythos: New Yorkers emerging from clouds of debris to flee across the Brooklyn Bridge; … Continue reading The nuances of 9/11 In our fervor to remember, what do we forget?
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